Ph.D. project on Emerging Technologies & the Moral Character of the Human Being

closed: 2021-05-31

The PhD candidate is expected to write a dissertation at the intersection of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of human-technology relations, and ethics. Emerging technologies result in new types of human-technology relations. Rather than being ‘used’, they bring configurations as ‘immersion’ (Internet-of-Things), ‘fusion’ (implants), ‘augmentation’ (augmented reality), ‘telepresence’ (robotics and digital media), and ‘co-operation’ (artificial intelligence)....

Ph.D. Scholarship: The Ethics of Carbon Pricing

closed: 2021-05-17

The School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music and School of Law and Government at Dublin City University are offering a four-year fully funded (stipends & fees) scholarship in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Dublin City University. The project will be supervised by Professor Bert Gordijn and Dr. Goran Dominioni. Research topic:...

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Avoiding the ethical pitfalls of a data-driven world

4TU.techtalks #4, Text: Nienke Beintema | Photography: Dieuwertje Bravenboer

4TU.techtalks | Remarkable new technologies are developed every single day. From robotics to precision medicine and from IT to climate technology, many of the innovations are transforming the way we live and interact. In each TU.TechTalk, a 4TU professional discusses a topical subject with a professional from another discipline or societal domain – on...

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